The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 108 109 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 18.46% 23.00% 21.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 49.09% 64.12% 68.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 81 64
Average daily rate
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£325 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £251 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £436 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £25.37
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.50%
SQL
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
220 170 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 37.61% 35.86% 30.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 124 80
Average daily rate £325 £304 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.99% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £264 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 9
Average hourly rate £79.25 £15.13 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+423.96% -39.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.65 £12.31 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £131.85 £43.08 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the South Wales region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the South Wales region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

SQL
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -4 69 £325 +9.24% 16
Newport +8 28 £448 +5.29% 6
Torfaen 0 3 £390 +50.00%
Rhondda Cynon Taff - - - - 1
Neath Port Talbot - - - -
Bridgend - - - - 5
Caerphilly - - - -
Glamorgan - - - -
Monmouthshire - - - -
SQL
Wales

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL.

1 59 (31.05%) Java
2 48 (25.26%) SQL Server
3 46 (24.21%) XML
4 40 (21.05%) Finance
4 40 (21.05%) Oracle
4 40 (21.05%) Microsoft
5 39 (20.53%) HTML
6 38 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 38 (20.00%) Relational Database
7 37 (19.47%) Web Services
7 37 (19.47%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (19.47%) Spring
8 31 (16.32%) TDD
9 30 (15.79%) Windows
10 29 (15.26%) JavaScript
11 27 (14.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 26 (13.68%) SC Cleared
13 25 (13.16%) UNIX
14 24 (12.63%) RDBMS
14 24 (12.63%) Scrum
14 24 (12.63%) BDD
15 23 (12.11%) SOAP
16 22 (11.58%) CSS
16 22 (11.58%) .NET
16 22 (11.58%) Selenium
17 21 (11.05%) Maven
18 20 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 20 (10.53%) Hibernate
19 19 (10.00%) Banking
19 19 (10.00%) MySQL

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (6.32%) WebSphere
1 12 (6.32%) FileNet
2 10 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (4.21%) MS Exchange
3 8 (4.21%) OpenROAD
4 7 (3.68%) CMS
4 7 (3.68%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (3.68%) Lync
5 6 (3.16%) Apache
6 5 (2.63%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (2.11%) IIS
8 3 (1.58%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.05%) SAS
9 2 (1.05%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.53%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.53%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.53%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 15 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.58%) MS Office
3 2 (1.05%) SPSS
4 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (7.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.53%) Agresso
2 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.68%) SaaS
3 3 (1.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.16%) 4G
1 6 (3.16%) 2G
1 6 (3.16%) 3G
2 4 (2.11%) Internet
2 4 (2.11%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.11%) VPN
3 3 (1.58%) SAN
3 3 (1.58%) DNS
3 3 (1.58%) HTTP
3 3 (1.58%) DHCP
4 2 (1.05%) SSL
5 1 (0.53%) FTP
5 1 (0.53%) L2TP
5 1 (0.53%) NAS
5 1 (0.53%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (0.53%) Network Security
5 1 (0.53%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (25.26%) SQL Server
2 38 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 27 (14.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (12.63%) RDBMS
5 20 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (10.00%) MySQL
6 19 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 18 (9.47%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (8.95%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (6.32%) Ingres
10 9 (4.74%) MongoDB
11 7 (3.68%) SQL Server 2000
12 5 (2.63%) Data Mining
13 4 (2.11%) Oracle ODI
13 4 (2.11%) Hadoop
13 4 (2.11%) MS Access
14 3 (1.58%) Crystal Reports
14 3 (1.58%) Star Schema
14 3 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (1.58%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 22 (11.58%) Selenium
2 21 (11.05%) Maven
3 17 (8.95%) Subversion
4 16 (8.42%) Ant
5 14 (7.37%) Apache Ivy
5 14 (7.37%) JUnit
6 10 (5.26%) JIRA
7 8 (4.21%) SoapUI
7 8 (4.21%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (4.21%) eggPlant
8 7 (3.68%) LoadRunner
9 6 (3.16%) Toad
9 6 (3.16%) Eclipse
9 6 (3.16%) Visual Studio
10 5 (2.63%) Git (software)
10 5 (2.63%) Jenkins
11 4 (2.11%) WebDriver
12 3 (1.58%) Cucumber
12 3 (1.58%) Hudson
13 2 (1.05%) Calabash
General
1 40 (21.05%) Finance
2 19 (10.00%) Banking
3 7 (3.68%) Retail
4 6 (3.16%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.63%) Legal
6 3 (1.58%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.53%) Billing
7 1 (0.53%) Local Government
7 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 96 (50.53%) Developer
2 43 (22.63%) Java Developer
3 39 (20.53%) Analyst
4 14 (7.37%) DBA
5 13 (6.84%) SQL DBA
6 11 (5.79%) Data Analyst
7 10 (5.26%) MI Analyst
8 9 (4.74%) Perl Developer
9 8 (4.21%) Administrator
9 8 (4.21%) C++ Developer
9 8 (4.21%) Business Analyst
10 7 (3.68%) .NET Developer
11 6 (3.16%) QA Leader
11 6 (3.16%) Test Analyst
12 5 (2.63%) Software Engineer
12 5 (2.63%) Lead Business Analyst
13 4 (2.11%) Test Leader
13 4 (2.11%) Senior Software Engineer
13 4 (2.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 3 (1.58%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (24.21%) XML
2 39 (20.53%) HTML
3 37 (19.47%) Web Services
3 37 (19.47%) Spring
4 23 (12.11%) SOAP
5 22 (11.58%) CSS
5 22 (11.58%) .NET
6 20 (10.53%) Hibernate
7 17 (8.95%) J2EE
7 17 (8.95%) Struts
8 16 (8.42%) ASP.NET
8 16 (8.42%) XSLT
9 15 (7.89%) REST
10 12 (6.32%) Java SE
10 12 (6.32%) jQuery
10 12 (6.32%) MyBatis
11 11 (5.79%) RESTful
12 9 (4.74%) Mojolicious
13 7 (3.68%) OAuth
13 7 (3.68%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 7 (3.68%) Visualisation
3 6 (3.16%) Handset
4 5 (2.63%) Statistics
4 5 (2.63%) Mobile Banking
5 4 (2.11%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.58%) GIS
6 3 (1.58%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.05%) Clustering
7 2 (1.05%) Replication
8 1 (0.53%) Economics
8 1 (0.53%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.53%) Open Source
8 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 30 (15.79%) Windows
2 25 (13.16%) UNIX
3 19 (10.00%) Linux
4 12 (6.32%) AIX
5 11 (5.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (5.79%) Windows 7
6 7 (3.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.05%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.05%) Solaris
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (19.47%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (16.32%) TDD
3 24 (12.63%) Scrum
3 24 (12.63%) BDD
4 17 (8.95%) OO
5 16 (8.42%) UML
6 15 (7.89%) CRM
6 15 (7.89%) Software Engineering
7 13 (6.84%) Workflow
8 11 (5.79%) RAD
8 11 (5.79%) Test Automation
9 10 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (4.74%) SOA
10 9 (4.74%) MVC
11 8 (4.21%) Automated Testing
11 8 (4.21%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (4.21%) Regression Testing
11 8 (4.21%) Migration
11 8 (4.21%) Document Management
11 8 (4.21%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 59 (31.05%) Java
2 29 (15.26%) JavaScript
3 15 (7.89%) C#
4 13 (6.84%) PL/SQL
5 12 (6.32%) VBA
6 10 (5.26%) Perl
7 9 (4.74%) Scala
8 8 (4.21%) C++
9 6 (3.16%) PHP
10 5 (2.63%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.63%) VB
10 5 (2.63%) VC++
11 4 (2.11%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.11%) C
12 3 (1.58%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.58%) VBScript
12 3 (1.58%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.05%) XPath
13 2 (1.05%) Groovy
13 2 (1.05%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 38 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 26 (13.68%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (4.21%) MCITP
5 6 (3.16%) MCDBA
6 4 (2.11%) ISTQB
6 4 (2.11%) ISEB
7 3 (1.58%) Degree
8 2 (1.05%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (1.05%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.05%) MCTS
8 2 (1.05%) MCSE
9 1 (0.53%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.79%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.05%) UAG
4 1 (0.53%) MetaFrame
4 1 (0.53%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.53%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 9 (4.74%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.11%) Kibana
2 4 (2.11%) SCCM
3 3 (1.58%) Windows Intune
3 3 (1.58%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.05%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.53%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (0.53%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (21.05%) Oracle
1 40 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.37%) IBM
3 13 (6.84%) Red Gate
4 9 (4.74%) HP
5 6 (3.16%) Apple
5 6 (3.16%) Sun
6 5 (2.63%) Teradata
6 5 (2.63%) Sitecore
7 4 (2.11%) VMware
7 4 (2.11%) Cognos
8 3 (1.58%) Business Objects
8 3 (1.58%) JBoss
8 3 (1.58%) McAfee
9 2 (1.05%) Remedy
10 1 (0.53%) SAP
10 1 (0.53%) Sybase
10 1 (0.53%) Cisco
10 1 (0.53%) Citrix
10 1 (0.53%) Sage
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Rate: £200 - £280 per day
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Rate: £350 - £375 per day
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
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